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Northern Illinois University alumnus and medicinal chemist Michael L. Vazquez will discuss his latest work with Janus Kinase 1, a tyrosine kinase protein, during a noon presentation as part of the Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies seminar series on Friday, Oct. 21, in LaTourette Hall, room 201. Vazquez, a 1980 chemistry graduate and a...
NIU’s Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies will host an upcoming public lecture delivered by renowned cancer researcher Channing Der. Der is considered one of the world’s leading experts on the RAS family of oncogenes and their role in driving cancer-cell growth. He serves as the Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology at the...
Photo of a woman in glasses next to a eye chart
Eyes get old, just like other parts of the body, but people can take steps to preserve vision. “Eventually, we all develop cataracts,” says James Dillon, an NIU expert on eyes. At the next STEM Café, Dillon will speak on how the eye changes with age and what people can do to slow the deterioration...